The Oxford Review Blog: Evidence-based practice research briefings

Management Consultant?

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Are you a Management Consultant? Did you know that as a management consultant you are one of over 13 Million other management consultants on LinkedIn? Did you also know that clients choose consultants based on their perceptions of expertise? On January 6th I am running a 5-Day Expert Positioning Challenge / Course where we will […]

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How important is having a purpose in life and income?

Purpose

The importance of income Just how important is having a purpose in life compare to money? Whilst money isn’t everything, a number of previous studies from 2012, 2014 and 2018 found that income is still an important predictor of individual sense of well-being and life satisfaction. This finding has been replicated around the world and […]

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Decision-making and self-control – the cost

self-control

Self-control and decision making Do you feel tired or even exhausted after making a lot of decisions or having to make important decisions and choices? It takes self-control and emotion regulation but it also comes at a cost. This could be the reason… Making decisions and choices requires a level of self-control and emotion regulation. […]

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The organisational change textbook for people who think… yes a text book!

Managing and Leading Organizational Change

The book anyone involved in organisational change, development and transformation really should read Finding a textbook about managing and leading organisational change that I would recommend is rare. Finding one that I would recommend to professional organisational development / organisational change and transformation practitioners, consultants, managers and leaders is even rarer…  Why most academic text […]

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Last month’s research briefings

Last month

Last month we sent the following research briefings to our members: Does entrepreneurial leadership impact organisational decision-making and performance? Does training managers in how to improve the health and well-being of employees make any difference? What factors lead to people to leave organisations when they have been excluded or ostracised How important is the idea […]

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Research quality – not all research is good research, but how do you tell?

Research quality

“Research says…” “Research says…”, but does it? How to tell how good a study is. Research quality is an important factor in deciding to use a study but how do you know how good a particular bit of research really is? Lots of people like quoting research. Usually the quote is vague, something like “There […]

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